Tag Archives: CSICOP

Ghosts, God and the Trouble With Ghosthunters.

So as Martin Gardner said, I think the decline of traditional religious belief may actually underlie, rather than be the opposite of, this explosion of popular ghosthunting. Still a great article by Hayley, and got me thinking as normal. Now I really must go do some work! Continue reading

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Making Heads or Tails of Richard Wiseman on CSI

Richard Wiseman is a great bloke; charming, intelligent, and always fun to read or see. I was excited today when Ciaran O Keefe mentioned an article by him on CSI (formerly CSICOP)’s webpages at http://www.csicop.org/si/show/heads_i_win_tails_you_loser_how_parapsychologists_nullify_null_results/ from the latest issue of the Skeptical Enquirer. You might want to read the article – it is interesting, and my thoughts, a slight critique of said article, follow. Continue reading

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Education, Atheism – are they the enemies of Reason?

I have a rather heretical thought, about ‘paranormal’ beliefs, and their relationship to atheism. I originally posed a question on Professor Dawkins forum as it was inspired by his show… Continue reading

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